- v. t. Whatever is produced for the nourishment or enjoyment of man or animals by the processes of vegetable growth, as corn, grass, cotton, flax, etc.; -- commonly used in the plural.
- v. t. The pulpy, edible seed vessels of certain plants, especially those grown on branches above ground, as apples, oranges, grapes, melons, berries, etc. See 3.
- v. t. The ripened ovary of a flowering plant, with its contents and whatever parts are consolidated with it.
- v. t. The spore cases or conceptacles of flowerless plants, as of ferns, mosses, algae, etc., with the spores contained in them.
- v. t. The produce of animals; offspring; young; as, the fruit of the womb, of the loins, of the body.
- v. t. That which is produced; the effect or consequence of any action; advantageous or desirable product or result; disadvantageous or evil consequence or effect; as, the fruits of labor, of self-denial, of intemperance.
- v. i. To bear fruit.
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Words that contain "fruit": 19
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